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The World Before Her (Episode #2610H)

KQED World: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 12:00 AM

This is a tale of two Indias. In one, Ruhi Singh is a small-town girl competing in Bombay to win the Miss India pageant - a ticket to stardom in a country wild about beauty contests. In the other, Prachi Trivedi is the young, militant leader of a fundamentalist Hindu camp for girls, where she preaches violent resistance to Western culture, Christianity and Islam. Moving between these divergent realities, the film creates a lively, provocative portrait of the world's largest democracy at a critical transitional moment - and of two women who hope to shape its future. By Nisha Pahuja.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 21, 2015 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 21, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

The Light In Her Eyes (Episode #2505H)

KQED World: Sun, Mar 8, 2015 -- 9:00 PM

Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus, Syria, 30 years ago. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam. A surprising cultural shift is underway -- women are claiming space within the mosque. Shot right before the uprising in Syria erupted, "The Light in Her Eyes" offers a portrait of a leader who challenges the women of her community to live according to Islam, without giving up their aspirations.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 15, 2015 -- 4:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 15, 2015 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 11, 2015 -- 7:00 AM

The World Before Her (Episode #2610H)

KQED World: Sun, Mar 1, 2015 -- 9:03 PM

This is a tale of two Indias. In one, Ruhi Singh is a small-town girl competing in Bombay to win the Miss India pageant - a ticket to stardom in a country wild about beauty contests. In the other, Prachi Trivedi is the young, militant leader of a fundamentalist Hindu camp for girls, where she preaches violent resistance to Western culture, Christianity and Islam. Moving between these divergent realities, the film creates a lively, provocative portrait of the world's largest democracy at a critical transitional moment - and of two women who hope to shape its future. By Nisha Pahuja.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 21, 2015 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 21, 2015 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Mar 16, 2015 -- 8:00 AM

Homegoings (Episode #2601)

KQED World: Sun, Mar 1, 2015 -- 12:04 AM

Through the eyes of funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African American funerals are brought to life. Filmed at Owens Funeral Home in New York City's historic Harlem neighborhood, "Homegoings" takes an up-close look at the rarely seen world of undertaking in the black community, where funeral rites draw on a rich palette of tradition, history and celebration. Combining cinema verite with intimate interviews and archival photographs, the film paints a portrait of the dearly departed, their grieving families and a man who sends loved ones "home."

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      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

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      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

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